Psychobehavioral treatment in cardiac rehabilitation.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article reviews the empirical evidence for the use of behavioral and psychological therapies in the rehabilitation of patients with coronary disease. Exercise training, Type A modification, psychological counseling, smoking cessation, and dietary modification are considered. It is concluded that psychobehavioral therapies offer considerable promise to coronary patients in improving quality and quantity of life.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Blumenthal, JA; Wei, J

Published Date

  • May 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 323 - 331

PubMed ID

  • 8508457

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8508457

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0733-8651


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands